The General Election is Nov. 6. Get out and support pro-REALTOR® candidates. Here are the key election deadlines to keep in mind:

  • October 9
    Last day to register to vote in Illinois
  • October 10 – November 3 
    Grace period registration – in office of local election authority
  • October 22 – November 3
    Early voting period
  • November 1
    Last day for local election authority to receive absentee ballot application by mail
  • November 5 
    Last day to vote absentee in person at the local election authority General Election

Have a question about voting in Illinois?
You’ll find answers at the Illinois State Board of Elections’ website,, including information on registering to vote, finding your local polling place, absentee voting requirements and more.

Read more Quick Takes from the October 2012 issue of Illinois REALTOR®.